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    Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

Tokyo Olympics postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus

The organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games have postponed the summer event by one year due to the coronavirus crisis. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday. "In the present circumstances and based on the information provided by the World Health Organisation today, the IOC President and the Prime Minister of Japan have concluded that the [...]

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    Japanese PM to African countries: Our loans come with fewer strings attached

Japanese PM to African countries: Our loans come with fewer strings attached

Shinzo Abe, Japanese prime minister, says his country will make an effort to increase investment in African countries because loans from his country come with lesser strings attached. Speaking on Wednesday at the ongoing Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), Abe said the Japanese private sector has invested $20 billion in Africa in the past three years. "I make this pledge [...]

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    Japan marks 70th anniversary of ‘Hiroshima, Nagasaki bombings’

Japan marks 70th anniversary of ‘Hiroshima, Nagasaki bombings’

Japan has held a commemoration ceremony in recognition of the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, which claimed more than 150,000 lives. The ceremony, which held at Nagasaki Peace Park right under where the bomb exploded at 11:02AM on August 9, 1945, was attended by Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister. After laying a wreath at the ceremony, Abe said: "As the [...]

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    Japan ‘ready to work’ with Buhari

Japan ‘ready to work’ with Buhari

Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has pledged his country's commitment to working with the incoming administration of Muhammadu Buhari. Abe, who signed a message that was delivered to Buhari by officials of the Japanese embassy in Abuja, assured Buhari of the support of his country The prime minister said the bilateral relations of both countries would be strengthened under Buhari and [...]

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